Just days after his wife announced plans to file for divorce, Bishop Eddie Long, the embattled pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church near Atla...
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I'm still not clear or settled about the real issue in Bishop Long's case. Is it that a trusted spiritual leader has engaged in sexual misconduct? Or is it that he has been accused
Bishop Eddie Long's actions, as wrong as they could be or are, should not detract from his empowering messages.
To my mind, one of the most important lessons is this: If your pastor drives a Bentley and wears a watch with a value equivalent to your annual salary, it is time for you to find another church.
It was obvious that Bishop Bling's goal was to create a smokescreen to obscure the alleged gay fling. His tactic was to cast himself as a victim of a cruel world that was out to get him.
Bishop Long and his supporters would maintain that his reputation is being dragged through the mud. But his reputation was already muddied via his homophobia and corrupt bling theology.
Egregious violations by Protestant clergy have failed to generate the same levels of outrage as the Catholic sex abuse scandal. Why?
By Adelle M. Banks
Religion News Service
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